This ‘Creative Bridges e-conference’ will be hosted by Lapidus International next month. This two-day event brings together a host of inspirational speakers and presenters from across the world who are working in disciplines such as counselling, psychotherapy, neuropsychology, medicine, emotional geography, socio-spirituality, visual culture, music and much more! Presenters are creative practitioners and expressive artists using Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes and Writing for Wellbeing within diverse communities: prisons, hospices, health and education, survivor groups and many more. Details of the conference schedule can be found here: lapidus.org.uk/cb21-scheduleRead more about Creative Bridges Conference: Bridging the World with Words - September 18th/19th 2021
This is the page where we can share news and developments in the field. If you have any announcements to make about qualitative research in psychotherapy that you would like to share with colleagues, please contact the Editor, Linda Finlay: email@example.com. News of new publications or research initiatives will be of particular interest to readers.
Enjoying Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods Research2021-01-06
This new textbook edited by Sofie Bager-Charleson and Alistair McBeath, published by Palgrave Macmillan :
-Provides an accessible guide to conducting research for students and
-Covers a range of qualitative, quantitative, pluralistic and mixed methods
-Introduces practical research skills and links them to self-awareness and
-Illustrates practical guidance with case studies and personal experiences of
Check out the latest 2020 articles online. There is an array of riches. Happy reading!Read more about 2020 EJQRP Volume
In the following audio-recording, Dr. Patricia Leavy, editor of the Handbook of Arts-Based Research (Guilford Press, 2018), answers questions about the emergence, definition, methodologies, challenges and future of Arts Based Research as well as about her personal fiction-based research practice. https://www.choq.ca/episodes/rec/EP0-PortraitLeavy CHOQ.ca is the digital media platform of the university community of UQAM.Read more about An interview with Dr. Patricia Leavy on Arts-Based Qualitative Research
APA Publishing has generously made some of their psychological research articles relevant to Covid-19 freely available. Articles from across the APA journals include topics on: the psychological impact of a pandemic; hardiness; health behavior; telework; and more.
The European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (ECQI) is running a conference, hosted by the University of Malta, Feb 4-7, 2020: see https://kuleuvencongres.be/ecqi2020.
The theme for the conference is Qualitative Inquiry towards Sustainability. The conference aims to explore how Qualitative Inquiry can address global challenges of the human experience - poverty, climate, injustice, degradation, environment, education, peace and justice. It is hoped that conference and workshop participants will have the space to reflect how research can directly impact the present and future human experience.
This unique cross-disciplinary event provides an opportunity for new collaboration and an opportunity to address the common challenges that qualitative researchers face in their own geographical regions or research disciplines.
Readers may find the latest collaboration between the British Psychological Society and Routledge Psychology of interest. PsychCrunch is the podcast from the British Psychological Society’s Research Digest. Different episodes explore whether the findings from psychological science can make a difference in real life. Different psychologists speak about their research and whether they apply what they’ve discovered in their own lives. See: https://digest.bps.org.uk/podcast/Read more about PsychCrunch research podcasts
16-18 October, Porto, Portugal
https://wcqr.info/world-coRead more about 4th World Conference on Qualitative Research (WCQR2019)
2018-09-22The Qualitative Vision for Psychology: An invitation to a human science approach Edited by Constance T. Fischer, Leswin Laubscher & Roger Brooke July 2016 | ISBN 978-0-8207-0490-6 This new book invites readers to engage in forms of qualitative research, taking a 'human science' - rather than 'natural science' - approach to psychological research. The aim is to view the people we study as humans rather than objects of study. While not specifically geared to psychotherapists, much of the content is relevant to our work. Read more about The Qualitative Vision for Psychology: An invitation to a human science approach